El Vergonzoso. (The Shamefaced One); Caprichos 54
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)
Harris 089, I, 2; Delteil 038: G& W 559
Platemark: 21.7 x 15.2 cm (8 9/16 x 6 in.) Sheet: 26.2 x 18.1 cm (10 5/16 x 7 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Etching and aquatint, working proof before letters
Not On View
Working proof, before letters (H. 89, I, 2).
Later inscriptions:u.r. In graphite : 54; l.l: Vergonzoso
On recto, red stamp of P. Burty (Lugt 413); on verso: stamp of Hnery F. Sewall in red (Lugt 1309); purple MFA stamp of Harvey D. Parker collection (Lugt 1870) with accession no. in graphite P19363
Philippe Burty (1830-1890), Paris, stamp (Lugt 413) sale of April 27, 1876 by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, lot 694, Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816–d. 1896), New York (Lugt 870); October 21, 1897, sold by Charles Sewall to the MFA. (Accession date: March 23, 2018)
Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.
Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund